DICE, the developers of the hit game Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has today announced that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is expanding its award-winning and extremely popular multiplayer experience with the introduction of an all-new mode called ‘Onslaught’. The new mode will see 4 player co-op brought to the series for first time ever on consoles and will be available on the PSN and Xbox Live which will gave the people who haven’t already checked it out another good reason to do so.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 ‘Onslaught mode’ can be played with up to four players across four multiplayer maps – Valparaiso, Atacama Desert, Isla Inocentes, and Nelson Bay – redesigned with new lighting, time of day, added vehicles and other effects. Each map has a dedicated gameplay focus, requiring different levels of teamwork in order to complete the objectives against an onslaught of enemy AI. Vehicle warfare comes to the forefront in Atacama Desert while Nelson Bay focuses squarely on infantry assault. Players can compete in squads and check individual progress via the dedicated Onslaught leaderboards.
“We’re thrilled to bring something new and fresh to Battlefield: Bad Company 2 while still keeping Battlefield’s signature gameplay intact”, says Patrick Bach, Senior Producer at DICE. “We want to consistently support the over 4 million fans playing the game with new ways to get into multiplayer and also challenge the elite players with new experiences to improve their performance online”.
‘Onslaught mode’ will be released for the PS3 on June 16th 2010 and will be available for download from the PSN from then on.